The number of companies listed on public stockmarkets is falling, while private equity is on the rise. Matthew Partridge talks to Helen Steer of PE house Pantheon about the sector’s advantages.
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Matthew Partridge talks to Dr James Clunie of the Jupiter Absolute Return Fund about his strategy shorting stocks, and what he’s barish on now.
If you want to beat the professionals over the long term, put part of your portfolio in momentum stocks, and a part in value stocks, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
Going against your instincts can be a profitable investment strategy as Seinfeld showed, says Matthew Partridge.
If enough investors were in passive funds, markets wouldn’t work properly. Is that where we are now?
In an IPO (initial public offering), the odds are stacked against you. The seller has more knowledge than you do. So why bother?
Matthew Partridge examines what investors can learn from Flashman, the first in a series of comic historical novels by George MacDonald Fraser.